Peña’s character has not appeared on “Jack Ryan” but, however his casting was introduced late final yr when phrase of the present’s fourth season renewal got here. He’s set to make his debut on the finish of the third season earlier than turning into an everyday solid member in season 4.
Deadline’s inside sources say the spin-off is “in early levels, with no agency idea or a script but,” however that Peña is taking part in Ding Chavez, a serious character who has appeared in 22 Clancy novels. These embody “Clear and Current Hazard” and “The Sum of All Fears,” which had been tailored into movies starring Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck as Jack Ryan, respectively. Alec Baldwin and Chris Pine additionally performed the character in “The Hunt for Pink October” and “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” respectively, whereas Ford first performed Ryan in “Patriot Video games” and Raymond Cruz performed Chavez in “Clear and Current Hazard.”
Of late, Prime Video has set itself up as the house for all issues Clancy-related, with Michael B. Jordan starring final yr in “With out Regret,” the primary movie adaptation of a non-Ryan novel from the writer, who handed away in 2013.